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    Which countries love and hate President Obama
    Jun24

    Which countries love and hate President Obama

    Over the past year, the Pew Research Center has interviewed thousands of people from some 40 different countries on a myriad of topics. One of those topics is the world’s views toward the United States of America and its commander-in-chief, President Barack Obama. In a new report released , Pew combined the insights of 40 different...

    The Gargoyle: Nicholson’s foreign policy priorities include attacking Justin Trudeau
    Jun24

    The Gargoyle: Nicholson’s foreign policy priorities include attacking Justin Trudeau

    Who’s got time for diplomacy when Justin Trudeau is on the loose? On Wednesday, Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson issued a press release blasting the Liberal leader’s “naïve foreign policy priorities.” The blatantly partisan attack was sent from Nicholson’s ministerial office and criticized Trudeau’s plan to end...

    US general: Russian military presence in Ukraine irrefutable
    Jun24

    US general: Russian military presence in Ukraine irrefutable

    VIENNA (AP) — The commander of the U.S. troops in Europe is dismissing claims by Russia that it is staying out of the Ukraine conflict, speaking of “clear and irrefutable evidence” to the contrary. …read more Source: CNS...

    Britain to step up training of Ukrainian armed forces
    Jun24

    Britain to step up training of Ukrainian armed forces

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain said on Wednesday it would step up its training program for Ukraine’s armed forces as they battle pro-Russian… …read more Source:...

    The countries that love and hate America the most
    Jun24

    The countries that love and hate America the most

    The Pew Research Center recently released a study on how people in 39 different countries around the world view the United States. One of the questions they asked was whether or not respondents had a favorable or unfavorable opinion of the US. The results varied pretty widely. The US is very popular in sub-Saharan Africa: Five of the six...

    NATO Approves Revamp To Better Respond To Threats
    Jun24

    NATO Approves Revamp To Better Respond To Threats

    NATO member states have agreed to increase the strength and capability of the alliance’s rapid-response force. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Protests in Yerevan Have the Kremlin Spooked
    Jun24

    Protests in Yerevan Have the Kremlin Spooked

    Street protests in Armenia have continued for a fifth straight day in response to an electricity price hike of 16.7 percent announced on June 17 by the government in this poor landlocked nation of 3 million. The protests show no sign of easing off. The Guardian: The protests in Yerevan, which began on Friday, escalated significantly after police...

    Ukraine Talks Show Little Progress on Cease-fire, Political Deal
    Jun24

    Ukraine Talks Show Little Progress on Cease-fire, Political Deal

    Overnight talks on the Ukraine conflict ended late in Paris and with little sign of progress on a February peace deal agreed on in Minsk. Though foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia, and Ukraine underscored their support for the cease-fire plan, fighting between Russia-backed rebels and Ukrainian forces threatens to derail it. German...

    Scrooged: Can NATO Be Fixed?
    Jun24

    Scrooged: Can NATO Be Fixed?

    The current NATO ministerial in Brussels is taking place at a time when rhetoric and reality on the future of the alliance remain disconnected. U.S. and NATO leaders have been issuing condemnations of Russia’s actions in Ukraine and warnings not to try to intimidate the alliance members along the northeastern flank; the conclusions they...

    Russia Courts European Union’s Southern Flank To Bypass Ukraine With Gas Pipelines
    Jun24

    Russia Courts European Union’s Southern Flank To Bypass Ukraine With Gas Pipelines

    BRUSSELS — The Ukrainian war and a push by Russia to find an alternate path to get its natural gas to Europe are redrawing the energy map of Europe, and may end up pulling the “powder keg of Europe,” the Balkans, into a vast confrontation for access to energy. Gazprom, Russia’s state-owned oil and gas conglomerate, has been working...